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  • Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Celebrate 'The Skeleton Twins' Premiere

    Wednesday night's West Coast premiere of Lionsgate-Roadside's drama "The Skeleton Twins" at the Arclight evoked multiple memories of sibling strangeness. Director Craig Johnson allowed during the afterparty at the Argyle Club that the onscreen combination...
  • Sundance Lab Project 'Swiss Army Men' Moving into Production

    Miranda Bailey's Cold Iron Pictures has come on board to finance and produce the Sundance Lab project "Swiss Army Men," written and directed by the filmmaking team the Daniels. The duo -- Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert -- recently won the best...
  • Sundance Lab Project 'Swiss Army Man' Moving into Production

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Miranda Bailey's Cold Iron Pictures has come on board to finance and produce the Sundance Lab project "Swiss Army Man," written and directed by the filmmaking team the Daniels. The duo -- Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert --...
  • Toronto: Sony Classics Buys German Postwar Drama 'Labyrinth of Lies' for North America

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to post-World War II drama "Labyrinth of Lies," a day before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The German production, Giulio Ricciarelli's directorial debut, was sold by Beta...
  • San Sebastian Names Fernando Bovaira as Main Competition Jury President

    MADRID - Fernando Bovaira ("The Others," "Agora," "Biutiful"), producer of some of the most ambitious and successful films made out of Spain in its modern era, will head up a San Sebastian main competition jury, which also includes as an honorary member...
  • 'The Skeleton Twins' is worth it for Bill Hader

    'The Skeleton Twins' is worth it for Bill Hader
    **1/2 (out of four) The opening of “The Skeleton Twins” pulls off a nifty/contrived trick in that a suicide attempt breaks up a different suicide attempt. Lonely and unhappy in L.A., Milo (Bill Hader) tosses a picture of himself and his ex in...
  • Let the Oversharing Begin: 5 Confessions Ahead of Lena Dunham's First Book

    Lena Dunham has made a specialty of oversharing since the start of her career. In next Sunday's New York Times Magazine, the 28-year old "Girls" creator sat down with Meghan Daum to talk about dealing with criticism and her new book, "Not That Kind of...
  • 'God Help the Girl' a tuneful delight

    'God Help the Girl' a tuneful delight
    Labor Day is past us, and the fall, with its wave of prestige pictures, is just about to begin, but before it does, make an attempt to catch up with "God Help the Girl." The lively, self-aware musical has such a will-o'-the-wisp quality that you fear it...
  • Hamptons Festival Sets Competition Slate, Award for Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank and Joel Schumacher will take home special awards from the 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, which also has set the slates for its Golden Starfish competitive categories. Swank, who's attending the festival for the centerpiece screening...
  • Bill Hader on becoming a leading man

    Bill Hader on becoming a leading man
    With all respect to Stefon, the gushy club-hopping, seen-it-all, lives-in-a-trash-can-near-Radio-Shack correspondent that Bill Hader played on "Saturday Night Live," the Bill Hader story has everything: A childhood in Oklahoma, a job in a movie theater,...
  • Helen Hunt's Surf Comedy 'Ride' Gets North American Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to Helen Hunt's comedy "Ride," which stars Hunt, Brenton Thwaites, Luke Wilson and David Zayas. Screen Media will release the film in theaters nationwide in the second quarter of 2015. "Ride" is...
  • With Shocking Abortion Scene Restored, 'Nymphomaniac' Makes Venice Fest Most Daring

    If the 2014 festival circuit were a contest -- and why shouldn't it be, since these lofty-minded sprocket operas pit the directors whose work they screen in competition against one another? -- then the Venice film festival emerges the winner. That will...